RoboSub 2019 – Day 8

Today was the last day of the competition, which means only one thing. Well, two actually: our finals run (at 4:30 pm, which meant we had a good amount of time to panic before then), and the highly anticipated pool party at the hotel later tonight! Our last practice run was scheduled for 9:00 am, so […]

RoboSub 2019 – Day 7

Today was Day Two of semi-finals. We chose the time slot of 12:30 pm for our practice run. This gave us enough time to go to the kiddie pool and practice with the torpedo target. One important goal of our 12:30 practice run was to determine the approximate location of the octagon. We also tested […]

RoboSub 2019 – Day 4

The morning team should have consisted of Jon, Juan, Gab, Nicholas, Moira, James, and Andreea. Sadly, Juan and Nicholas missed the van that left at 6:00 am sharp. The vehicle was already gone by the time Juan rushed out, and Nicholas wasn’t even aware of the fact that he was a part of the morning […]

RoboSub 2019 – Day 3

Day Three. The first day of going to TRANSDEC. Our morning team was up bright and early and left the hotel at 6 am. The lottery to pick times started at 6:30, and luckily, we got our first choice of 7 am. The morning team started working and went for the first run. Contrary to […]

RoboSub 2019 – Day 2

Yesterday morning, one of the ethernet wires in our recently soldered tether snapped, which meant the Electrical Team needed to re-splice the cable.  The rest of us had it a little easier. We had no food items whatsoever, so it was time to go grocery shopping. We drove to Target and stood there all googly-eyed like […]